Elucidating the Neural Basis of the Self: A Special Issue of Neurocase

Elucidating the Neural Basis of the Self: A Special Issue of Neurocase

by Bruce L. Miller
     
 

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In this special issue, leading neuroscientists and neurologists present comprehensive review papers and empirical studies on the topic of the neural basis of self-identification. From philosophical definitions to single-case studies, the articles provide the reader with a broad view of the self in contemporary neuroscience. Review papers address the fundamental

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In this special issue, leading neuroscientists and neurologists present comprehensive review papers and empirical studies on the topic of the neural basis of self-identification. From philosophical definitions to single-case studies, the articles provide the reader with a broad view of the self in contemporary neuroscience. Review papers address the fundamental question of how to define and study the construct of identity. Methods in empirical studies range from socio-linguistic analyses to neuroimaging and diverse patient populations. As a whole, this issue provides a diverse sample of the myriad of ways in which identity is defined and studied in contemporary neuroscience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135897871
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Series:
Special Issues of Neurocase
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
108
File size:
2 MB

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Bruce L. Miller, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Indre V. Viskontas, University of California, San Francisco, USA

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